Dispersal of invasive and native brine shrimps Artemia (Anostraca) via waterbirds

@inproceedings{Green2005DispersalOI,
  title={Dispersal of invasive and native brine shrimps Artemia (Anostraca) via waterbirds},
  author={Andy J Green and Marta Infante S{\'a}nchez and Francisco Amat and Jordi Figuerola and Francisco Hontoria and Olga Ruiz and Francisco Hortas},
  year={2005}
}
North American brine shrimp Artemia franciscana have been exported worldwide since the 1950s for use in aquarium trade and fish farming. Aquaculture is expanding along the Mediterranean coast, leading to the release of A. franciscana into native Artemia populations. A. franciscana was first detected in 1981 in Portugal and has since spread to saltworks along the East Atlantic flyway used by shorebirds. Once A. franciscana becomes established in a locality, native Artemia tend to disappear. To… CONTINUE READING

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